Northumberland County Circuit Court Report

by Madison White Franks 

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened for term day July 25, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.

A grand jury issued true bills of indictment in the case of:

• Graison A. Pierce of Montross, charged with a felony of driving with a revoked license/driving while intoxicated. Trial is set for September 12.

• Kevin D. Thompson of Reedville, charged with a misdemeanor of unauthorized use of a vehicle, pled guilty and was sentenced to 12 months with 6 months suspended.

Trials

Harvey L. Blackwell of Heathsville, charged with two felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial. He is scheduled for another trial date on October 24.

The case of Tyrell O. Brown of Hague, charged with four felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance and one felony of a probation violation, was continued to August 8.

The case of Ronald J. Crockett of Reedville, charged with a felony of possession of a controlled substance, was continued for trial October 24.

Milford S. Diggs of Burgess, charged with two felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

The case of Jacob W. Foster of Lottsburg, charged with two misdemeanors for a probation violation and failing to appear, was dismissed at the time of trial.

The case of Holly S. Gough of Lottsburg, charged with two misdemeanors of possessing a controlled substance and a probation violation, was continued to August 22.

Charles L. Taylor of Hague, charged with a felony probation violation, pled guilty and was sentenced to 2 years and 6 months with 2 years and 6 months suspended.

Keyvone T. Williams of Weems, charged with two felonies of entering a house to commit assault and battery and grand larceny, pled guilty in the grand larceny charge and was sentenced to 10 years with 7 years and 4 months suspended. The assault and battery charge was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

Other cases 

Terrel P. Dickerson of Heathsville, charged with a felony offense of a probation violation, was granted bond and a trial was set for August 8.

The case of Elvis A. Rich of Heathsville, charged with a misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated, was set for trial September 5.

The case of David R. Roberts of Callao, charged with two misdemeanors of a probation violation, was postponed for judgement October 24.

Antwan Taylor of Heathsville, charged with a felony of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, pled guilty and was sentenced to 3 years with 3 years suspended.

The case of William Larochelle of Heathsville, charged with a felony of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance and a felony of gross wanton, was continued for sentencing October 17.


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